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Networking

Networking with other consumer representatives is an important way to share experiences and ideas and to feel supported in the work you do. If you have ideas for topics you think could be good to discuss in a session, or a guest speaker everyone would enjoy, please let us know at consumer@hcq.org.au

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Training

We offer training programs to support emerging and current consumer and carer representatives, as well as health staff.

If you have any ideas on areas you would like more training please contact us consumer@hcq.org.au.


Consumer training: Fundamentals of partnering with consumers

Ordinary people can make a difference to the health of their community. Could that person be you?

Many people do not know that they can influence the health care system. Come along to learn how you can use your experience of healthcare to create change.

Learn:

  • How the health system works
  • What is a health consumer?
  • How do health consumers influence healthcare?
  • What experiences of healthcare do you have?
  • Tips for being a strong voice
  • Ways to become involved and make change
  • What you can do next

This session will be a friendly, casual and supportive way to explore whether you would like to become involved.  A delicious morning tea will be served, so come along and meet our staff and other members of your community for a morning of possibilities.

Where?: Chermside Library, 375 Hamilton Road, Chermside

When?: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Wednesday 1 May 2019

If you would like to know more, please contact Health Consumers Queensland on 07 3012 9090 or info@hcq.org.au.

 
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